Vol. 77/No. 13 April 8, 2013
Among the participants
Participants in the Feb. 21 book presentation introduced by chairperson Kenia Serrano included: Teresa Amarelle, general secretary, Federation of Cuban Women (FMC); Leira Sánchez, international relations director, Union of Young Communists (UJC); Lourdes Cervantes, general secretary, Organization for Solidarity with the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America (OSPAAAL); Heriberto Feraudy, president, José Antonio Aponte Commission Against Racial Discrimination of the National Union of Artists and Writers of Cuba (UNEAC); Eugenio Suárez, director, Office of Historical Affairs of the Council of State; Kirenia Criado, Cuban Quaker Institute for Peace; Graciela Ramírez, coordinator, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five; John Kirk, professor of Latin American studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Pastor Estela Hernández, William Carey Baptist Church, Havana; and Iraida Aguirrechu of Editora Política.
Serrano also noted that participants in the event from the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples included many who had served as internationalist volunteers in Angola and other countries.
‘It is only through international solidarity and action that we will bring our compañeros home’
‘I’m proud of what our lieutenant did and of what he continues to do today’
‘Fight for their freedom is inextricable part of sharpening class struggle in United States’
‘Letting the people of the US know the truth about the Five’
‘Thank you, Angola, for allowing us to know our comrades better’
‘Diverse religious institutions are united behind Cuban Five’
Who are the Cuban Five?
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